Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

kancheepuram

District  : Kancheepuram

Kancheepuram district is situated in the North Eastern Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 26°C and maximum temperature is 40°C.

Soil Types:

Sandy loam and Sandy clay loam and loamy soil are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:35.50
Summer:76.40
South West monsoon:422.00
North East Monsoon:631.40
Grand Total:1165.30

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, sapota and guava, vegetables like brinjal, bhendi, gourds, greens and water melon, spices like chillies and curry leaves and flower crops like jasmine, tube rose and chrysanthemum.

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers50%
3National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
4National Agricultural Insurance Scheme - 
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components 75-100% 
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants-20-75%
2National  Bamboo Mission-50%
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50%

State Horticulture Farms:

There are five State Horticulture Farms in the District, at Athur, VIchanthangal, Melottivakkam, Melkadirpur and Pitchivakkam.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS805213056816.22
2VEGETABLES13262588719.52
3PLANTATION CROPS3901218275.60
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS4128792.14
5FLOWERS275281210.23
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS7.0084.0012.00
 TOTAL1397318205813.03
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